prick stitch

noun

Definition of prick stitch

: a short backstitch used chiefly on bulky materials and covering only a thread or two on the surface of the fabric

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“Prick stitch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prick%20stitch. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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